Help kick off our 40th Birthday fundraiser

by Unity, Liverpool in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 27th March 2020 we successfully raised £805 with 17 supporters in 42 days

To give the local community opportunities to be entertained and inspired; and develop their interests, skills, confidence and careers.

by Unity, Liverpool in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

In 2020, we're celebrating 40 years of UNITY. For four decades we’ve prided ourselves on presenting stories that truly resonate with our diverse Liverpool communities - presenting work by the people, not just about the people.

But none of this would exist without you – our loving and always supportive city. Whether you’ve been with us from the beginning, hooked up with us somewhere along the way or are still taking it slow and getting to know us, know that we don’t take your support lightly. 

To say thank you for coming on our journey to date, these are just some of the things we want to do in our 40th year to give back to our community:

  • Give away 2000 free tickets to local charities, schools, and community groups
  • Make at least 1000 tickets available at a subsided rate of £5 
  • Take 6 productions outside of our venue and directly into community halls, health centers and local spaces 
  • Run 40 days of community takeovers across our buildings including book clubs, events to combat loneliness, quiz nights, food markets and more. 
  • Support 300 artists with free space, mentoring and workshops

These ambitions will run alongside our 10 promises for 2020. But we can’t do them without your help. With a total target of £40,000 for the year, we’re hoping to get our birthday year off the ground with this Crowdfunder. Any donation, big or small, will be so gratefully received. 

Thank you and here’s to the next 40 years…


This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£10 or more

1 of 120 claimed

£10 'More Unity' Enamel Pin

Get your limited edition 'More Unity' enamel pin badge, made especially for the 40th year.

£30 or more

1 of 40 claimed

£30 Limited Edition Unity Print

An A4 print featuring a quirky hand drawn illustration by Freida McKitrick of the famous Unity Theatre on Hope Place.

£40 or more

0 of 50 claimed

£40.00 Gold Ticket to our 40th Birthday Party

For your £40 donation you will receive a Gold Ticket to our 40th Birthday Party in September. This will include a private drinks reception, exclusive building tour and a party bag full of surprises.

£50 or more

2 of 50 claimed

£50 Unity Goody Bag + Donation

For a £50 donation you will receive a limited edition 'More Unity' tote bag and enamel pin, a quirky hand drawn postcard by Freida McKitrick and 1 Pay-It-Forward ticket donation. This show ticket donation will go directly to somebody who needs it as part of our CommUNITY ticket scheme.

£150 or more

0 of 20 claimed

£150 Memory Board Inclusion + Donation

Be a part of our building's legacy with this special gift. For £150, a local artist will create a bespoke illustration of your favourite Unity memory in our public space. Your illustration can include quotes, names of loved ones, show images and significant dates - a perfect way to stay part of our history and future. The £150 donation will also include 2 Pay-It-Forward ticket donations.

£400 or more

£400 Name a Seat, Goody Bag and Invitation

Your donation will go to the heart of what we do and is a unique and special way of marking your relationship with Unity. For £400, a name will be engraved on a long-lasting plaque on one of our seats. You will also receive a Unity Goody Bag (Tote, Badge and Postcard) and an invite to our 40th Birthday Party in September.

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